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How Crimson Student, Jessica, Shifted her Initiative Online...

Crimson Education, September 9th, 2020

Jessica Young, rising senior at Los Altos High School, launched STEMpower, a program dedicated to teaching younger students to the STEM field through hands-on workshops, activities, and discussions. Jessica teamed up with the YMCA to host these events which drew larger crowds, reaching 25 participants in both weekly workshops… 

Los Altos High School student promotes power of STEM

Los Altos Town Crier, July 8th, 2020

A Los Altos teen has created an organization dedicated to teaching preschool and elementary students more about STEM through workshops with hands-on activities and discussion. Jessica Young, a rising senior at Los Altos High School, came up with the idea for STEMpower during her sophomore year and began leading workshops...

South Bay Teen Launches STEM Learning Program for Local Youths

Yahoo! News, May 27th, 2020

Jessica Young, along with fellow Los Altos High students Alison and May, created a group that’s brought STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to elementary and preschool students.

Young launched STEMpower through the YMCA of Silicon Valley. “I’ve always enjoyed working with younger kids...

Women in STEM: virtually empowering youth through education

The Talon, May 11th, 2020

With the shelter-in-place order, Women in STEM (WiSTEM) club officers and juniors Jessica Young, May Jiang and Allison Hong decided to get creative and find a way to help those fighting on the front-lines.

Initially founded by Jessica, STEMpower is a joint education initiative with the local YMCA to provide...

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